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Beck: Back to Stage 1, Success Skill 9
Sunday, January 11, 2015      13 comments

Bless WeightGrapher. It is encouraging. It says I'm still trending down (weight today 131.0) and that my 30-day prediction is 129.11. OK. I'll take it. Focus on the positive. Today I was suppose to start Stage 3, but I'm embarrassed to say,... Read more
Beck: Last Day on Stage 2
Saturday, January 10, 2015      10 comments

Beck says to spend 2-3 weeks minimum in Stage 2 until: 1) you have successfully followed the entire Think Thin Initial Eating Plan (all meals and snacks) without any slips for at least 2 weeks. 2) you have filled out the Stage 2 Success Skil... Read more
Beck: Last Day on Stage 2
Saturday, January 10, 2015      2 comments

Beck says to spend 2-3 weeks minimum in Stage 2 until: 1) you have successfully followed the entire Think Thin Initial Eating Plan (all meals and snacks) without any slips for at least 2 weeks. 2) you have filled out the Stage 2 Success Skil... Read more
Beck: Stage 2 -- Eating Your Favorite Foods in Moderation
Friday, January 09, 2015      13 comments

Beck says it is important to learn how to eat your favorite foods in moderation. (This reminds me of Weight Watcher's concept of Flexible Restraint.) Her plan includes 150 - 200 calories per day, depending on your calorie limit, that you can sp... Read more
Beck Stage 2: The Longer you Stay on the Program
Thursday, January 08, 2015      15 comments

Beck says that the longer you stay on the program the more you will see your rebellious streak weakening in you. She advises to notice the thoughts that are running through your mind when you see yourself railing against the program. Answer thos... Read more
Beck Stage 2: Aha
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      12 comments

I've been reading those response cards for 39 days this time. Some really resonate with me and some I skim and flip thinking they don't really apply to me. Well, I had a sudden realization. Although I didn't recognize any "adolescent rebellion"... Read more
Excited for Healing
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      12 comments

I'm just about to leave to go get my first laser treatment on my feet. I am very excited at the prospect of some healing with this issue that has bothered me for two years now. I am very hopeful that it will work!! Will do a Beck blog later... Read more
Beck Stage 2: Keep the Advantages Deck Fresh!
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      14 comments

I've been reading my Beck Advantages Deck and response cards this time for 38 days in a row. At first I read them every morning and every evening after dinner. Used to be after dinner eating was a problem for me, but now it has been weeks since ... Read more
Beck Stage 2: Designate a Food Preparation Day
Monday, January 05, 2015      14 comments

Beck suggests that we pick each week one evening, day, or spread it over a weekend, to prepare and freeze a number of meal options. This day is also used to plan meal preparation for the week and get a head start for the week to come, for exampl... Read more
Beck Stage 2: Options and Portions
Sunday, January 04, 2015      12 comments

Beck recommends that you try as many of the food options on her plan as you can. Then she wants you to narrow your choices down to a smaller group of meals that you really enjoy and can easily make so that it simplifies your planning and shoppin... Read more
Beck Stage 2: Create a Weekly Plan
Saturday, January 03, 2015      14 comments

Beck says that it is "quite useful to take a few minutes once a week to think about the meals and snacks you will choose for the rest of the week." This is an area for me to improve. I have repeatedly had trouble with meal planning. Why? Well, b... Read more
Foot Update
Friday, January 02, 2015      17 comments

Foot Update: I got the stitches out this morning. The biopsy confirmed it is psoriasis, but at least I know for sure now. (Not cancer, not fungus, not dermatitis, etc.) Right now I have bleeding splits on both heels and when I told the doctor I ... Read more
Bonus Graph Blog: Laughing at Myself and Learning from Mistakes
Thursday, January 01, 2015      17 comments

The reason I couldn't find that graph file in order to turn it the correct way was because I looked for it on the wrong computer. It was on the computer where I created it. Imagine that!!?! DUH. That happened in 2014. I could commit to not mak... Read more
Beck: Stage 2 -- Don't Make It Worse
Thursday, January 01, 2015      13 comments

The party went well -- lots of fun, although I don't usually stay up so late and I'm a bit -- yawn -- tired this morning. I slept in later than usual, but changes in routine are harder than they used to be. Oh, well. Thanks for all the hel... Read more
testing to see if graph will go in blog -- hold on
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      10 comments

This is a graph of my Weight Watcher weigh ins from 1982 until present. Data from 2011 is missing; other blank areas I wasn't going to WW. In 2005-2006 I was using Curves... Read more

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